The VARA lawsuit SRipLaw filed in federal court against country music star Upchurch has caught the attention of the music, art and legal worlds. News reports have caught the key points of the Visual Artists Rights Act, while social media have picked up the conversation. Here where the discussion stood on Aug. 13:

NEWS

Law360

https://www.law360.com/articles/1185482/country-rapper-shot-paintings-with-assault-rifle-artist-says

Hyperallergic (over 50 shares as of Aug. 13)

Artist Sues Country Rapper Who Shot Paintings With Assault Rifle

Nashville Gab

Ryan Upchurch sued for shooting up his own paintings

KTKR, an Oregon country music station with Nashville Gab newsfeed in right-hand column of home page

http://krktcountry.com/

MutualArt (from Hyperallergic)

https://www.mutualart.com/Article/The-Art-World-This-Week–Kamal-Boullata-/3AB7F37CCB15D0E7

USharelaw

A Country Rapper Just Landed Himself in VARA Lawsuit for Shooting Portraits with Assault Rifle — The Fashion Law

SOCIAL MEDIA

Hyperallergic on Facebook with 92 comments and 32 shares as of Aug. 13 https://www.facebook.com/hyperallergic/posts/country-musician-ryan-edward-upchurch-uploaded-an-instagram-video-of-himself-sho/10157415336329812/

Nashville Gab on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?id=187519866732&story_fbid=10156628465781733

COMMENTARY

Mondaq

http://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/x/836116/Copyright/Artist+Sues+Singer+For+Shooting+Then+Selling+Artwork?type=related

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VARA lawsuit against country music star garners national attention
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VARA lawsuit against country music star garners national attention
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The VARA lawsuit SRipLaw filed in federal court against country music star Upchurch has caught the attention of the music, art and legal world. News reports capture key points of Visual Artist Rights Act, while social media picked up the conversation.
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